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  • Hello there

    I am on the look out for an experienced fixer (must provide CV) in Russia to help organise a range of tasks, filming in multiple cities in Russia.

    Task required include
    – Organising permits
    – Organising a driver
    – Research on locations to film

    The shoots are not so difficult in terms of crew size (2-3 crew) and equipment (single main camera) as we are just filming landmarks around Russia, but there would be a lot of organising and travel involved moving from one point to another within a day and we would be filming in public areas most of the time.

    Many thanks

    David Apanah
    Director – Pendulum Productions

    Dear David,

    My name is Alexandra. I represent Andy Fiord Production.
    Our company provides photo&film production services across entire Russia.

    Here you will be able to find more information about our projects and clients:

    Your project sounds very interesting and we will be happy to assist you! Our team includes experienced fixers who produce both commercial and documentary shootings for small and large-scale projects. All of them are fluent in English and work a lot with international crew.

    Dear David, in order we could propose you the best candidate and prepare our offer, would you be so kind to provide us with some additional information about this project?

    1) Do you already know the cities and places where the shooting is going to happen? If not – it will be our pleasure to suggest you some locations. In such case, could you, please, tell us a little bit more about your project, its creative idea and what type of locations are you looking for?

    Meanwhile, please, feel free to take a look at our location base, it includes some of the most breathtaking places in Russia:

    But of course, it’s only a part of it. Based on your request – we will be able to send you more options.

    2) Do you already know the approximate shooting dates? Or maybe you can tell us how many days the shooting will last in each city?

    3) How many locations per day would you like to film in each city?

    4) Dear David, do you plan to bring the camera with you or you would you like to hire some equipment here in Russia?

    5) Just in case you might be interested in hiring some local artists, we would like to let you know that Andy Fiord Production represents lots of rising and established talents, including film-makers, photographers, stylists, make-up/hair artists, etc. Please, feel free to let us know if you would like to see their rates and portfolios.

    6) Could you, please, tell us how would you prefer to organise the transportation during the shooting? Should we calculate the costs for a van – or you will be fine with moving between locations by taxi (if we’re talking about the city shooting)?

    7) Did we understand you correctly: you won’t need to organize a casting for this project? However we wanted to let you know that our company has its own international model agency – Andy Fiord Models ( So if anything needed – don’t hesitate to ask!

    8) David, it also will be a pleasure for us to assist you with your accommodation, flights and visas during the project. If you will need our assistance here – we stay at your full disposal!

    Let me also tell you a little bit more about our company.

    Andy Fiord Production is a part of Andy Fiord Fashion Advertising (AFFA) group, which specializes in fashion branding and provides clients with advertising related services for businesses in the fashion, luxury, culture, lifestyle and art industries.

    You can find more information about our clients and projects here:

    Andy Fiord Production provides a full range of photo & film production services in Russia and abroad. Our services include: budget management, location scouting, on-site logistics and coordination, casting, crew booking and recommendation, equipment rental, transportation, visa support, assistance 24/7, post-production.

    Our clients: Apple, Burberry, Porsche, Louis Vuitton, Bushmills, Vogue, Interview, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, GQ, L’Officiel, W magazine and many others.

    Please, also take a look at our commercial films and backstage videos:

    Dear David, please, feel free to get in touch with us via

    Thank you!
    Have a nice day!

    Hanna Marin

    Hello David,

    My name is Andrey Shkatov and I am a commercial producer, working for TV and digital media. Currently I am involved into the project for TV channels, arriving to Russia in 2018 for broadcasting of World Championship 2018 and I know a lot about cities, I have contacts in city management, good knowledge of locations for sport facilities and infrastructure for all 11 host cities WC2018. So part of job is already done :).

    Also I know a lot about shooting of feature films, TV commercials and documentaries as I was working with this for last 10 years and I had experience with all network clients. I have suppliers of all types – pre and post whether you need it.

    Hope I could assist you in any of you requests. Should you need to see my portfolio or CV – please, let me know. Here you can have my Linked In profile.

    Please, contact me at any time
    +7 916 903 4914
    skype: shkatov_andrey

    Hi David,

    I’m a fixer/producer based in Moscow and I have worked with International crews in different cities of Russia. For the last 8 years of work in this industry we have made great contacts across Russia and we’ll be really happy to help you with permits, logistics and other arrangements.

    You can find my recent projects here:

    Please feel free to contact me at or call me directly +7 916 1503992 to discuss the details.

    Kind regards,

    Chad Gray

    Hi David,

    FYI I’m a veteran owner & founder of Moscow-based
    Russian Film Commission.

    When necessary – to minimize costs – I operate
    as a man-orchestra fixer/producer.

    Besides my int’l co-prods / my production services,
    I have hired local crews in Russia, ex-USSR and
    also in Western Europe for my own productions.

    You can find some of my recent projects at .

    I look forward to discussing your production(s).

    BTW I left you a voice message in your office
    with my contacts.

    Best regards,

    Eugene Zykov
    President & Founder
    Russian Film Commission — Film-Media
    Cell: +7 905 545 34 14 (also via Facetime/Viber/Whatsup)

    Hello, David,

    Hope you’re doing well. We’re a Moscow-based production company that has been facilitating TV shoots around the former Soviet Union for years.

    Just to name a few clients:

    – BBC’s Top Gear (St. Petersburg);
    – Netflix’s Chelsea (Moscow);
    – TBS’s Conan (Armenia);
    – CBS’ The Amazing Race (12 episodes, from Siberia’s Krasnoyarsk to Azerbaijan’s Baku).

    We have been getting permits as complicated as shooting in the Russian State Library. We organized logistics for a fleet of 70+ vehicles. And of course, we’ve had lots of smaller-scale projects.

    Contact us any time comfortable. Looking forward to hearing from you.


    Stanislav Solovkin
    CEO & Founder
    Soar Productions

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